The PC tag should be used for questions about PC-specific problems with a game, and the tweaking of a PC configuration to best accommodate gaming. Applies to all of Linux, Windows and OS X.

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How do I switch secondary weapons in Ranger Hardcore?

Without UI and without any keybindings, I am unable to identify any way to switch the secondary weapons in Metro: Last Light in Ranger Hardcore. Without using the UI, how can one switch between ...
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Steam again starting game download after installing Rage

I bought Rage from an online store yesterday. I activated the game and its DLCs (Anarchy Edition and Sewer Missions). After activation the game showed the popup: Game already registered. And ...
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Finn's Lute bug; Converting Xbox 360 save to PC to resolve

Playing Skyrim on Xbox 360. Ran into the Finn's Lute bug. To resolve this, I'm thinking about taking my Xbox 360 save game file, converting it to a PC save game, entering in the PC console code: ...
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Do I need to have Steam for Wolfenstein (2009) single player?

I am thinking about buying Wolfenstein (2009), but on the packaging I noticed that it says something about Steam. Do I also need Steam for single player mode? Basically I want to avoid Steam for ...
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Volume of first Assassins Creed extremely low

So a while ago I purchased the first two Assassins Creed games for the PC from target. Recently, I decided to actually begin playing them for the first time. However the volume for the story line is ...
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Overlord: Raising Hell does not start from Steam

When clicking "play" on Overlord: Raising Hell in the Steam library the game won't run. When you choose "Play Overlord Raising Hell", the game does not start and exits without an error. When you ...
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Can I track the matches played on Black Ops 2 on the PC?

I was wondering if this is possible without Steam, like the Elite/HQ function for the PS3 and Xbox. Simply on a website or something. To elaborate my question: I am looking for a website of some sort ...
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Does the new Final Fantasy VII have native gamepad support?

Does the new version of FF7 (English link) have native gamepad support? I was unable to find anything on the official website.
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Is there a mod to replace the cryptic alphabet font in Fez, so I can read the text?

I quickly discovered that the gibberish written all over the place is a mono-alphabetic cipher. It was easy to crack, but, I'd rather not have to do the replacements by hand (or google that ...
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can you toggle sprint on BF3 on pc

I currently play battlefield 3 on the PC though have played it on the Xbox 360 where you can toggle the sprint when the left thumb stick is pressed down, and you will sprint until you stop moving ...
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How do I get the Invisible Exploding Fireball Arrows through console commands?

I was reading the UESP wiki's "Skyrim Glitches" article, when I came upon this gem: Invisible Exploding Fireball Arrows These can only be acquired while on the quest Rise in the East, but ...
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Can I change the equipment of my party members other than Rush?

In The Last Remnant normally it is not possible to change the equipment of a leader besides Rush. However after looking on the Internet I saw that if you changed the line ...
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Any way to skip a progression blocking bug - Drenchfort ball bug

So I just started playing Darksiders 2 and I've encountered a bug in the game which prevents me from progressing in any way. In the first room of the Drenchfort you have to blow a ball out of a ...
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How can I see my player movements in Counter Strike?

I am new in Counter Strike. I have one laptop where I am practising my movement skills playing alone. I would like to see my player so I can understand the movement mechanics for when I am going to be ...
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Why was everything unlocked the first time I started Portal 2 coop?

I was playing Portal 2 co-op for the first time. We were on PC in split-screen mode. When the game started, we were dumped into a level selection chamber, and a voice announced that all levels were ...
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How to fix the light beam in the Oculory

Apart from the occasional invisible spider web I didn't run into severe graphic glitches, but now I'm trying to focus the light beam in the Oculory - but... which light beam? This is how it looks for ...
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How do I resurrect essential NPCs in Skyrim?

I was having some problems in Whiterun with the guard because I needed to pay a fine of over 3000 gold (a considerable quantity for someone that just started the game), so I decided to kill all the ...
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HUD is missing in Battlefield 3?

I seriously don't know what key I hit, but it turned off the hub for the gun in BF3. The hub located in the lower right corner is now gone, and I have no idea how to bring it back. I've pressed every ...
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How do I set a dead zone for my Xbox 360 controller?

How do I set a "dead zone" for my Xbox 360 wired controller (reference image). Clarification: I meant for use with my PC. Additional information: The reason I want to do this is because the ...
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Skyrim CTD during intro sequence after clean install

After experiencing some problems with Skyrim and my mod loadout after installing Dragonborn, I figured the easiest way to fix everything would be to start from scratch, so I uninstalled Skyrim (and ...
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What is the console command to advance the Werewolf skill?

As the title says, I am looking for an ability to add experience to the werewolf skill. I know that normally you can advance skill with the command player.advskill <skillname> <amount> ...
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Why Can't I Delete a Darksiders Save File? (PC)

Every time I press "continue" from the start menu of Darksiders, no matter how many times I quick saved in the session before, it always starts me reasonably, but not exactly close to where I was when ...
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Can my friend and I use my (singular) save game on the LAN?

My friend and I started playing BL2 in a LAN centre this evening for a bit of fun. We got some way into it, then his machine restarted, which meant his save game was lost (as the LAN centre machines ...
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Is this a glitch or a problem with my computer?

I installed XCom a while ago and something horrible happened. When I changed my point of view by pressing the Q button, and then I move one of my soldiers, my screen froze and I had to ...
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Why is my cordless rumblepad 2 gamepad not being detected?

I have cordless rumblepad 2 and I want to play with it in tomb raider. But the problem is that although I can perform actions like jumping and play with it the tutorial shows the keyboard and mouse ...
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Is there a way to auto-collect suns in Plants vs. Zombies for PC?

I know that: There's a way to auto-collect coins/gold with Gold Magnet plant There a way to collect all suns with PlayStation version of PvZ by tilting. Is there a way (aside from clicking on each ...
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What are these silvery pumpkins?

When reading this question, I noticed something on the screenshot of the accepted answer that I never saw in my own game despite collecting 100% plants: silver-colored pumpkins. What are they and ...
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How do I install the Voids Wrath modpack on Windows?

I have been playing Minecraft on my Mac for a while now, and have been trying to find ways to mod my Minecraft and have failed on that notion, and have gotten a new Windows computer for getting my ...
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Which button do I “HOLD” in Mission 33

When I get to the torture scene, I'm prompted to hit left mouse twice to throw two punches at the prisoner. When it's time to jam my thumb into his wound, all is see is HOLD but no button prompt. I ...
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How to change audio language whilst keeping English text?

How do you change the audio language of the PC version of Devil May Cry while keeping the English text? I've done this for Skyrim but I'm not sure how to do this for DmC. I know I can go into Steam ...
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Tank always overruns me as Jake

I'm constantly getting overrun by the tank in Chapter 3 after I fall through the floor and the tank smashes the door. It doesn't give me time to react at all, I tried going forward according to the ...
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How can I skip the opening logos in Bioshock: Infinite?

When I start the game, I have to sit through a barrage of unskippable logos and splash screens. How do I disable these logos and get straight to the main menu?
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How do I stretch a lower screen resolution in Dead Space 3?

Normally when I set a resolution below my actual screen resolution in a game, it stretches to fill the entire screen area, especially if the new resolution is also widescreen. However, DS3 scales the ...
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Is there any way to fine-tune the mouse sensitivity?

With mouse acceleration on, the mouse is too sensitive, even at the lowest setting. With mouse acceleration off, the mouse is not nearly sensitive enough at the lowest setting, but way too sensitive ...
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Some menu screens have sides “cut off” on 4:3 screen resolutions in Mass Effect 1 (unreal engine 3)

Playing Mass Effect 1 on PC (v1.02 on steam). At 4:3 resolutions like 1200x1600 (useful for non-widescreen monitors and projectors), some menu screens display incorrectly: the left and right hand ...
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Is “Overlord: Raising Hell” for the PC a standalone expansion?

For some Steam games, like Titan Quest, the expansion is really just an addon to the original game, and includes all the original content plus more. Thus, even though the game and its expansion are ...
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Can Gun Runner's Arsenal Mods be attached to any weapon in Fallout New Vegas

I brought a couple of Mods for an Anti-Material Rifle and they have a (Gun Runners Arsenal) label in the Pipboy but i can attach the mods, i did pick up the gun in a location that was added via a ...
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How to make fighting-related quick time events easier?

I am having huge issues fighting in close combat in Tomb Raider 2013. When it says "mash left right" I do that, and I think fast enough. But I do not know if I have to be just faster or exactly in the ...
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No Video output when attempting to run Facade

I downloaded Facade from the official website. After installing it, I tried to play it, but after the initial loading screen, the game vanished into just the outline of the window it was in. The sound ...
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How can I view my FPS?

On Windows, how would I go about displaying the FPS in Crysis 3? I found some console commands on this link Crysis 3: PC Developer Console Commands pressing ~ doesn't bring up the console on my ...
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NBA 2K13 on my laptop [closed]

Why does NBA 2K13 run slow on my HP pavilion dv6 i3, where I use my Intel HD Graphics which is 2 GB instead of the ATI Radeon Graphics because it is not working.
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Is there a difference between running games in Windowed or Fullscreen mode?

Does playing game when it's windowed increase performance? Decrease it? Does the same also hold true to fullscreen mode? I've always thought that playing on Fullscreen meant a higher fps boost, but I ...
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In Batman: Arkham City, how do activation and installation limits work?

I am considering a purchase of the Game of the Year edition of Batman: Arkham City on Steam but I have heard a lot of rather negative information regarding the number of installations and activations ...
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How do I switch between scorestreaks once I've obtained them?

How do I switch between scorestreaks once I've obtained them? I mean, during match of course. I know that on the XBox you use the D-Pad, but can't figure out how you do it on the PC.
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Turtle beach X12 making a subtle HISSING sound

I just bought a Turtle Beach X12 headset, and plugged it into my TV's audio out port (Red and white RCA connector). When I plugged the USB power into the Xbox, I could now a hear a subtle hissing ...
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Mass Effect 1 wont start

Just bought Mass Effect 1 from Origin on my new rig. Every time I try to start it, just stops working. I can't even get to the title screen. Running the game with Admin privileges doesn't help. All ...
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How can I record Minecraft with Roxio PC Game Capture?

Just bought Roxio PC Game Capture to record Minecraft sessions. I've set up as per instructions but no matter what I try it doesn't want to record Minecraft. Has anyone used this software with ...
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Does buying Battlefield 3 Premium Edition force you to use the 'Multiplayer Head Start Kit'?

The Battlefield 3 package available on Origin including both Battlefield 3 and a Battlefield 3 Premium upgrade also includes the "Multiplayer Head Start Kit". This kit unlocks a variety of items in ...
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Is there a way to gift Battlefield 3?

Is there a way to purchase Battlefield 3 and/or Battlefield 3 Premium online and be able to give that copy to a friend? (buy it online without binding it to your own account) For instance, just get ...
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Playing used UPlay Games

So, my lovely girlfriend bought me a (used) copy of Assassin's Creed II for Christmas, and I finally got around to installing it today (what can I say, I also got Minecraft). Anyway, after installing ...